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Melaten Cemetery

Melaten Cemetery in Cologne / Germany

The Melaten Cemetery is the central cemetery of the town of Cologne. The name „Melaten“ comes from the French word „malade“ which has the same meaning as the English „malady“. It’s history goes back to the 12th century when the area located an asylum for people suffering from leprosy, called „campus leprosi“…. Later, in the […]

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